Report: Colls 1-0 Prescot Cables

Ben Hardcastle’s first half penalty was enough to earn all three points for Micheal Clegg’s Colls side as fourth-placed Prescot Cables became the latest Evo-Stik League Division One North promotion chaser to drop points at the Kensite Stadium. The victory lifts Colls in to tenth position in the league and indeed only six points behind […]

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Integro League Cup Final Details

Confirmation has been received that Atherton Collieries’ historic Integro League Cup Final against Coalville Town will take place on Wednesday 2nd May at The Impact Arena, the home of Vanarama National League North side Alfreton Town. Kick off will be at 7.45pm with ticket and travel details to be confirmed shortly. Colls qualified for the […]

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Report: Colls 1-1 Hyde

High-flying Hyde United became the latest promotion chaser to fail to take all three points from the Kensite as Ben Hardcastle’s second half penalty secured a well-earned point for the Colls. Hyde visiting the Kensite saw the final instalment of Colls’ recent trilogy of home fixtures against the top three of the Evo-Stik League Division […]

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Report: Ossett Town 2-3 Colls

Atherton Collieries returned to league action on a high following Thursday nights emphatic 4-1 victory at Hednesford Town in the semi-final of the Integro League Cup. The clubs focus is very much on the upcoming final against higher ranked opposition in Coalville Town, so this match against Ossett Town who will be merging with Ossett […]

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Report: Hednesford Town 1-4 Colls

68 teams entered the Integro league cup this season, only four remained on Thursday and Atherton Collieries were one of them. After seeing off Skelmersdale United, Bamber Bridge Scarborough and Ramsbottom United, the games didn’t get any easier for the Colls with an away trip to Hednesford Town awaiting Clegg’s men in the next round. As […]

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Report: Colls 0-2 South Shields

Alder House has seen some decent players over the years, but I doubt many of them could match the calibre of visiting skipper Julio Arca, with the 37 year old boasting over 300 league appearances with Middlesbrough and Sunderland and loving life in non-league, with his appearance undoubtedly a special moment for Colls captain Brad […]

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Game ON: Colls v South Shields

Following a precautionary inspection of the Kensite Stadium pitch and assuming that the weather remains rain-free as forecast, tonight’s game at home to South Shields is ON. Kick off is at 7.45pm, with admission costing £7 for adults, £4 for concessions (including students) and £2 for accompanied under 12’s. The clubhouse and tea hut will […]

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News: Ben Hardcastle extends contract

Following on from the news yesterday that centre half Danny Lafferty had agreed to a new one year contract, Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce that winger Ben Hardcastle has also agreed to a new deal, which will keep him at Colls until the summer of 2019. The 23-year old, who is Atherton born and […]

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News: Lafferty extends contract

Despite this campaign still not being over, Atherton Collieries Football Club have once again been proactive in preparing for next season. As has become the case over the last few years, the club are keen to demonstrate that they are ready to build and push on once again from the summer. A strong mid table […]

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Postponed: Ramsbottom home game

Please note that this afternoon’s home game against Ramsbottom United has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at the Kensite Stadium. A new date for the Evo-Stik League Division One North fixture will be confirmed as soon as possible. **UPDATE – the rearranged fixture will take place at the Kensite Stadium on Thursday 26th […]

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